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Sun Jul 20

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 7:13 PM

Re: James Garner passes ...

Murphy's Romance and Victor Victoria are 2 of my faves...RIP, sir.

I've been a James Garner fan forever. Maverick and Rockford files really showcased his talents when he was younger.

And then Murphy's Romance and Victor [more]

Fri Jul 18

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chkNYC replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 5:01 PM

Re: food storage

does anyone else have any suggestions for something other than glad containers?

A vacuum sealer. There have been several threads on this board over the years about how great they are.

Christina

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 4:56 PM

Re: Elaine Stritch passes

One of my absolute faves.

I saw her "at liberty" show back in 2002. Here's my report on the BBB: http://boards.fool.com/elaine-stritch-17163249.aspx

RIP, [more]

Wed Jul 16

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 4:44 PM

Re: Mike Metheny...

Who doesn't know why the NL can't do better during this game...

The NL actually outhit the AL 8-7. (But Miggy hit a HR and Trout had a triple.) However, the NL struck out 13 times (including 3 times by Puig) and the AL only [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 3:56 PM

Re: Nice service in the OPH

We've been in our Old People's Home about 7 weeks now, and it has been great.

I think that instead of calling it the "Old People's Home", you should call it the "Young People's Home"!!!

...and I was [more]

Mon Jul 14

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chkNYC replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 9:07 PM

Re: olive oil help wanted

What olive oil do you use? Different ones for cooking and not cooking?

I buy a good quality Spanish or other Med EVOO to use for salads and "not cooking". I usually buy whatever is on sale (as long as it's from Spain or [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 7:16 PM

World cup

Just wondering if any Boomers were following the World Cup?

I love all sports and am a big soccer fan (other than the US pro teams).

I picked Germany to win from the get-go. But I also really liked the Netherlands and Argentina. [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 12:54 PM

Re: All-Star Game trivia

(1) who #1 in K's???

Reggie Jackson but if Adam Dunn can hang around a few more years, he could e #1.

(2) since setting record 79 years ago, what place is Babe Ruth in Career K's today???

Don't know but I [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 12:35 PM

Re: A Walk Report

As usual, your walk was both interesting and educational. Thank you for allowing us to accompany you. I enjoyed it a great deal.

Thanks for the compliments, Cal.

Haven't "heard" from you in some time. Hope [more]

Sun Jul 13

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 12:17 PM

Free urban entertainment (long)

Despite the fact that there is no parking allowed on my street during the day, cars owned by police officers and community court officials line both sides of the street all the time. So there are constantly double-parked cars and trucks on the [more]

Mon Jul 7

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 3:13 PM

A Walk Report

Well despite the fact that I had an attack of insomnia on Saturday night and got very little sleep, my walking partner and I took a walk on Sunday. The weather was just too good to let the day go by! (I did watch most of the Gentlemen’s Finals at [more]

Sat Jul 5

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 11:06 PM

Re: Well, ...

How does an adult miss-spell wheel?

The same way such person also misspells the word "misspell" apparently!

Christina

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 11:02 PM

Re: Went to see Jersey Boys ...

Having seen (and totally enjoyed) the Broadway show a few years ago, I don't plan on seeing the movie.

Frankie Valli was a performer on the Macy's fireworks show on the 4th. He sang many of the great Four Seasons songs.

Christina

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 10:59 PM

Re: Well, ...

Happy Fourth to all!

Hope all enjoyed the day.

Here in NYC it was a gray and drizzly day. That meant that our block party here on my street was not very well attended. I saw one kid in the kids' wading pool and no dogs in [more]

Thu Jul 3

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 7:45 PM

Re: Mowing again ...

I need to remember not to let one twit ruin my day.

Prof:

I think you should try to not let any number of twits ruin your day!!

(Missing your posts here on the BBB.)

Christina

Mon Jun 23

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 3:32 PM

Re: We seem to be a quiet ...

Even then, it's twilight rather than seriously dark most of the night.

I think I've mentioned this before but I was in Scandinavia at this time of year on vacation years ago. The sun barely set and then it rose again in a very short [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 3:26 PM

Re: We seem to be a quiet ...

I definitely thought of you last night when Tom announced it was summer solstice today, the day after his birthday.

A belated Happy Birthday to Tom!

I know it is one of your favorite days of the year.

Only [more]

Sat Jun 21

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 3:35 PM

Reaching for the stars

Casey Kasem died earlier this week at the age of 82.

Back in the mid and late 1970’s, he was part of our Sunday afternoon. When my stepdaughter and I returned home from Mass, I would cook brunch for us and my then-husband. While we ate we [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 3:28 PM

Re: Happy Fathers Day!

haven't been in an antlers race in awhile

I was wondering if Alison was going to swoop down and snatch them!

Christina

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 3:26 PM

Re: We seem to be a quiet ...

It is enough to keep up with that, twitter and Tumblr.

Hi Liz!

Hope all is well. (I don't do FB, Twitter or Tumblr.)

I do think of you all and still love y'all.

Same back atcha!

Christina

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